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2020 A behavioural change intervention study for the prevention of childhood obesity in South Africa: protocol for a randomized controlled trial
South Africa is currently undergoing a nutrition transition, and overweight and obesity is on the increase in South African children. Urbani...
2019 Interactions between the family and the state in children's health, education and social development
This chapter considers how families and the state interact in facilitating human development across childhood, with a particular focus on he...
Children affected by HIV/AIDS are at high risk for poor mental health outcomes. Social and psychological connectedness to school has been id...Download this report
Eclipsing infectious diseases and under-nutrition as a significant contributor to mortality and morbidity over the past two decades, overwei...